Description With tens of millions of items in its collections, Internet Archive is one of the largest libraries in the world. It provides free and open access to all of its materials to anyone with an internet connection, making it a treasure trove for researchers, historians, and curious individuals. Of course, having a collection that large doesnât help anyone if itâs difficult to access. To help with this, Internet Archive has released a number of open APIs and tools to allow people to... Topics: open source, FOSS, Internet Archive, internetarchive, API, APIs, programming, software programming,...
Early childhood is the period when most of the mental faculties of the brain are formed. Yet, much of our education takes place much later in life. What can be done to assure a bright childhood? On this program, Dr. Jill Stamm discussed early childhood learning and development. Topic: science, development, childhood Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
The 20th century is marked by a dramatic increase in the global human population. But, can this go on? Will this lead to the collapse of civilization? On this program, Prof. Kentaka Aruga discusses the two main schools of thoughts on how the human population will progress. Topic: population, malthus, resources, development, sustainability Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Everybody forms a model of the natural world based on their experience with it. However, sometimes these models are flawed and lead to superstitious beliefs. On this program, Dr. Bruce Hood discussed the origins of superstitious beliefs and why we believe in the unbelievable. Topics: science, superstition, rationalism, development, psychology Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Parenting is a daunting task, but separating science from pseudo-science in child rearing is even more challenging. On this episode, Dr. Stephen Hupp dispelled the great myths of child development. Topics: science, technology, groks, child, development Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
The first formative years of life are critical for the development of the human brain. Yet, any memories from those early years are typically forgotten. What is it like inside the mind of a baby? On this program, Dr. Charles Fernyhough discussed a thousand days of wonder. Topics: science, psychology, neuroscience, baby, brains, development, groks Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Oysters face an ocean of difficulty but offer us a world of good. Dr. George Waldbusser joins us to discuss oysters and his work concerning the effects of ocean acidification on oyster development. Topics: Waldbusser, oyster, oysters, development, ocean acidification, acidification, hatchery, environment
Tracking the evolutionary changes that give rise to new species has become more refined with the advent of molecular biological tools. Changes in DNA sequences over time can now be measured across species to provide a genetic picture of evolution in action. On this program, Prof. Sean B. Carroll discussed these new findings. Topics: science, evolution, development Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast